Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ben Weber, MAT ’08, Receives NCSS Award

At the 91st annual National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) conference in Washington, DC, Ben Weber (MAT ’08) was awarded the NCSS Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award for which only one teacher is selected nation-wide, becoming the youngest teacher ever to win. He met with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and gave a talk entitled “History as the Science of Decision Making.”  Ben’s high school alma mater, the San Fransisco Waldorf School, did an alumni profile of him.